Dept. of Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Occupational Health news
Dr. Eduardo Franco, Professeur James McGill, Départements d’oncologie et d’épidémiologie, biostatistique et santé au travail et directeur de la Division d’épidémiologie du cancer affirme que « Le stress ne cause pas le cancer. Cependant, il peut diminuer la vigilance du système immunitaire. » Lisez l’article: « Notre mode de vie a-t-il vraiment une influence sur le cancer? »
Read the Washington Post article "The hidden inequality of who dies in car crashes" featuring new research by EBOH Associate Professors Dr. Sam Harper and Dr. Erin Strumpf and Research Associate Thomas Charters.
On Monday September 28, Prof Madhu Pai gave an epidemiology seminar on the topic of open access publishing. In response to requests to share the presentation, we have attached it here for your information. Can we save open access publishing?
Congratulations to EBOH Professor Robyn Tamblyn who was invested into the Order of Canada September 23, 2015. The Order of Canada was created in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since its creation, more than 6 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order. Read more
Three McGill Faculty of Medicine members were recently inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) as Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community. The newly elected Fellows are Dr. Alan N. Barkun, Professor of Medicine and DG Kinnear Chair in Gastroenterology, Dr. David H. Eidelman, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Dr. Laurie N. Gottlieb, Professor at the Ingram School of Nursing and the Flora Madeline Shaw Chair in Nursing.
A team of international researchers, led by Brent Richards of McGill University and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, published their findings Monday of a rare gene variation that offers a protective quality for bone density. “What’s interesting about this variation is that it has an effect on bone density and fracture twofold larger than anything we’ve found previously — twofold larger than anything anyone in the world has found previously, I should say,” Richards told the Montreal Gazette.
Apply Now! Data source and funding for students who may be looking for a supervisor of co-supervisor with funding. Dr. Ariane Marelli is accepting applications for new grants that go on for 3-4 years. Contact information: